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, 40 of them in new york city. and while an army of federal, state, and local workers, and many volunteers, have joined the massive relief and recovery effort, 2-1/2 million remain without power, four days after losing it monday evening. tens of thousands are displaced. their homes broken or destroyed. 5500 remain in new york city shelters. gaslines stretch for hours and tempers flair. and as life returns to normal for many millions, from north carolina to maine, with folks living in the most severely area, on the new jersey shore, or the new york city burrows of brooklyn, queens and stat ten island, it's doubtful the scars will ever fully heal. the shocking loss of life in and around the nation's largest and commercially most important city. the epic extent and depth of the damage. and the struggle to find essentials like food, water, power, shelter, continue to preoccupy and stress out millions who thought that katrina could never happen here. but it has happened. and as they pump the tunnels and open the subways, iconic landmarks are twisted and broken, and still we find bodi
unbelievablably the new york city mara thon goes on sunday. most important picture on the cover of the new york post the gen rators are putting electricity to tents in central park instead of the entire area of staten island or long island. that area has no power or home or shelter, nothing. >> steve: it is here in new york city and streets of midtown are fill would of people who are here for the mara thon that is here this weekend. and politicians said why didn't they cancel it. we understand millions of dollars come in the city. but still, we have people in the water in new york city. it is the worst storm to ever hit new york city, eric, why is it going on? if rudy guiliani was the mayor of new york city. those generators would not be parked outside of a tent in central park they would be in staten island. >> eric: number one the morgs on staten island. they are using make shift morgs-- morgues. and mark them in the gas stations where the lines are long. only a few have power . number three getting power to people. like those people . we have no clothes. we can't get back in our homes. new y
colonel and fox military analyst, and former cia operative mike baker in new york city. thanks for being with us this evening. the first thing i want to talk about, now that we know there was this cabling on august august 16th, basically saying al qaeda is in the region, we're squared scared, we need more security. we now no the white house situation room was watching real time as this unfolded. i want to look at who was in the white house situation, who would have been able to see what was going on in benghazi. >> you have department of state security office on the phone, to the department of state operations there. that goes directly to the situation room. he had a drone up. ran out of gas. another drone up. you had cia operations guys in benghazi talking, and then guys -- >> so we have audio, visual, and calls at that point in real-time and satellite and the drones, so who is watching. >> this is unfolding before their eyes and as the colonel said, as soon as this balloon goes up, you've got langly, for the cia, state department, the white house situation room. they're all screaming f
of new york city, there are hundreds and hundreds of cars lined up and they ran out of fuel. then picture came here to route 3, westbound, and an amazing sight, people lined up with gas cans for fuels or work vehicles, and people who have lined up their cars on route 3, waiting for hours. the people at the pumps now said they waited about two hours. we are told that this line stretches more than three miles. can you not see the end of it because it goes beyond the crest of the hill so the people at the end of that line could be in for a wait of several hours. the issue here is power. many of the gas stations, by one estimate, four out five gas stations in new jersey do not have power. they cannot pump the fuel. a couple have generators. if they do not have power they cannot pump. those that do are running out. or they have ridiculously long lines. the power could be out in new jersey for at least another week. >>shepard: i understand a town in jersey is talking about rationing. >>guest: one town has decided to go to an odd and even plan from the 70's, in your license lates ends with an od
for the tough situation but form new york city detective bo dietl says a difficult situation if authorities do not help those whose temperatures are about for burst. you look to be in a separate world? >>guest: they are patting each other on the back. i have people on staten i'll, new jersey, on long island, my son if law's house, washed away. people living with no houses and people in staten island, crying with no water. be real. these people need help. we should mobilize our police department. get them over to staten island. there are only cops and firemen, maybe that is the problem. my problem is i am getting the calls each day, people are crying, why isn't anyone doing anything in now we don't care about that, we are going to have a marathon on sunday? something is wrong with somebody. this is ridiculous. guys who are retired say they call the special number and they are asked, go along the parade route on sunday for crowd control. they want to help people. you ought to find more bodies in the houses, with freeport and the rockaways. people are patting themselves on the back what a great j
. this is "studio b" but first from fox at 3:00 in new york city, the second major storm in a week adding insult to injury in the northeast. new york and new jersey are back in the thick of it again. snow and wind snapped weakened trees and downed power lanes. tens of thousands of people lost power. many only just got it back after hurricane sandy. >> no fuel for the generator. i will try to warm up the has. >> my daughter is three. i bundled her up in blankets and put her between my husband and myself. >>shepard: in new jersey, more than 12" of snow. 5" itch -- 5" fell in central park, a record. breezy point is covered in snow this morning with more hardship in a place where so many lost so were. the nor'easter forced fema to shut down ten mobile disaster recovery centers around new york city and rick is on staten island some some of the snow is melting. >> what is incredible we are a full mile away from the ocean with 12' of water in the neighborhood and huge piles of debris with a lot of heavy sanitation trucks here scooping it up, the city collected 130,000 tons of debris. there is so much m
. it's 5:00 in new york city. this is "the five." ♪ ♪ >> andrea: well, the full picture of sandy's devastation is still unfolding as new images come in by the minute. while new york city is beginning to come back to life in some places there are striking new video from staten island where 19 people were killed by the super storm. officials there are asking for immediate help. millions are still without power, running water and food is running thin. some 80% of gas stations in new jersey alone are not working and tempers are flaring over hours' long lines. >> two years, and i lost it. >> i don't have anything, anywhere to go. i don't have no clothes. >> this video from staten island,be moments ago, people begging for food, water, clothing. >> $15 in my pocket. nowhere to go, know electricity, no food. >> supplies and patience are running out very quickly right now in new york and new jersey. >> i can't get no gas. everywhere i went, no gas. >> i counted more than 100 vehiclevehicles in this line. this is actually better than it was last night. >> i have been here for three hours.
and the new york city mayor has changed course. the new york city marathon cancelled. plus the final jobs report before americans head to the polls. >> this morning we learned that companies hired more workers in october than at anytime in the last eight months! >> he said he was going to lower the unemployment rate. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> just four days to go until americans cast their ballots. but will the new jobs numbers help undecided voters make up their minds? tonight yet another new story line as we near the finish line in the race for the white house. plus, new hope for patients as the hope for fuel begins to grow desperate. but with lines in some cases now stretching for miles, sempers and of in the storm zone are on the rise. >> no gas. they just closed. oh, my god! >> tonight new promises that help is on the way. >> but first from fox this friday night the fuel tankers carrying millions gallons of desperately needed gasoline to the heart of the hurricane zone are offshore and ready to be unloaded b. but getting the gas from ships to
it up now, northern new jersey outside of new york city. it just goes on and on and on. fortunately things should get better at some point. try telling that to somebody who runs out of gas while waiting in line to fill up. and here you have a picture of a guy in new jersey who had to siphon what little gas he had out of his car so he could fill his generator. keep in mind, sandy effects people across 17 states. along the coast, there is destruction on a scale that this region has never before witnessed. four and a half million homes are still without power as fox reports tonight. and now the latest estimate for the storm's economic damage? a staggering $50 billion. that would make sandy the second costliest storm trailing only virginia. the federal government is feeding hundreds of thousands of victims who in many cases no longer have homes. >> fema worked with our national guard. i'm going to join them now in bringing 1 million meals to new york. >> shepard: a warm meal in a region where it is now november and temperatures are dropping fast. "the fox report's" correspondent the sho
new york city, 60s across new england as well incredibly warm even at this hour. as we head westbound look at the colder air moving into chicago. 26 right now, 19 minneapolis. 29 kansas city. cold air sinking as far south as texas where they are very chilly. 46 in san antonio. high temperatures not really warming a whole lot across portions of the great lakes. 36 in cleveland 40 minneapolis as we head westbound. in the 60s low 60s across texas and as we head into the afternoon hours new york city will be seeing temperatures in the 40s. that's why we will be seeing the cold temperatures over the next couple days. this is very widespread and lingering for days to come. here is the portions of up state new york, portions of iran. outside of the new york city area we have seen downturn on and off. you will continue to see that and possibly as well at the bay airport hubs in new york city, philadelphia even into boston as we head through lart on through the day. portions of the southeast not dealing with a whole lot of moisture. the frontal boundary relatively dry. behind it very dry. a lo
with us. it is 26 after the top of the hour. new york city mayor michael bloomberg is at it again raising lunch prices on students. wait until you hear the reason why. talk about road rage. two nascar drivers turn a pit stop into a brawl. look at that. first on this day in history back in 2003 doby keith had his third straight number one country album. [ male announcer ] when was the last time something made your jaw drop? campbell's has 24 new soups that will make it drop over, and over again. ♪ from jammin' jerk chicken, to creamy gouda bisque. see what's new from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. >> welcome back to "fox & friends first". i am health irresponsibility nauert. >> i am ainsley earhardt. the scandal involving former cia director david petraeus continues to unfold this morning. we now know the target of the threatening e-mails that prompted the investigation we know her identity. >> there are some concerns over whether petraeus' mistress knew state secrets. doug luzader joins us with the latest. >> what we are learning now is the affair between david petraeus and
of luxury. they fly into disaster areas but they flee from snow. in parts of sandy ravaged new york city shut down because of the nor' easter. >> it is insult in injury. a hurricane now a blizzard. >> their full-time jobs this is what they are supposed to be here before. >> some of the services had to be secured or postponed during the storm. >> thaufrmnks patti ann. it is really hard for all of them out there. they have been recovering super storm sandy and now this. heavy snow falling on top of all of the destruction. stephanie is live. what's happening there? >>> oo good morning ainsley. it is just an inconvenience. side streets look lick this. we have two inches of snow. j just enough to cover the car. not the slick conditions on the snow but the fact that sandy blew down lots of trees lots of leaves. thouz leaves are laying under the snow. this car is totally covered in the front. nothing over dramatic. it's about an much inch or two. let me swing over here and show you the main roads are pretty clear. this is the yardly train station. pretty clear going into trenton and new york we
b." first from fox at 3:00 in new york city the dow has dived today. the dow jones industrial average has been down 2 percent for the afternoon close to 300 points. the reason according to our colleagues at fox business network is looming concerns over the fiscal cliff. lack of certainty whether they will get anything done. the global economy, too. the morning after the election. now the afternoon after. wall street is going, well $we -- can we get this fixed. storm battered new york and new jersey, and i was in my office on the 17th floor you can barely see times square a block away. it is snowing to beat the band. in new jersey and new york people are without power and in many cases without homes, it is another dangerous weather system a nor'easter bringing rain, sleet, and snow. high winds and coastal flooding today and tomorrow. storms like this are not unusual this time of year but this is in the wake of hurricane sandy a once-in-a-lifetime storm that crippled the infrastructure of the region fewer than a million people, or a million customers still do not have power. it
miles south of new york city in the after shot on the right of the screen you can see the beep is badly eroded and homes are missing or in ruin. streets are flooded. experts now predict the total economic damage from the mega storm could be up to $50 billion. that's more than double the first estimate. we have teen fox courage with more from rick. tens of thousands were stranded in hoboken, new jersey, but, first, the gasoline. just on our staff of about 30 or so people, it is story after story. three hours and you run out of gas. >>jonathan: it is a tough situation. we are on the west side of manhattan. you can see the line here for gas. as we swing around, that is just the end of the line. it goes all the way back down here long 10th avenue for block after block after block. they have cordoned off two lanes just for the traffic waiting for gas. members of the new york finest are keeping order because as you can imagine tempers are getting a little short at times. we spoke to some those early today who have been in the line for anything up to two hours. >> it is not chaos. just a lot o
police have deploy to the remaining gas stations in the new york city metro area and still have gas and power, those few that do, as agonizingly long lines have frayed the nerves and are now adding to the problems that are gripping residents who are now entering their fourth night without power or heat. most gas stations in the region remain closed. those that are open are facing very angry customers that are forced to wait hours to have a chance to fill up their cars. the temperatures in the northeast are dropping. mass transit in both states is barely running and driving around on already congested city is becoming downright perilous. we are hearing reports of violence with one queens man, reportedly pulling a gun on another motorist at a gas station. here in new york city, local news stations are reporting that residents are digging through dumpsters for food. where is president obama? after his photohelpop with chris christie, he boards fair force 1 and begins with a stump speech -- where? in green bay, wisconsin and then to las vegas. his final event is just getting underway in
stories from growing numbers of families affected by the super storm former new york city mayor rudy guiliani says the federal relief effort is failing. he tells us why later this hour. as governor romney wraps up his campaign he's suggesting that he wins he will not begin his presidency by blaming his pedestrian toda predecessor. liz cheney is next talking about how she feels being on the end of that blame. >> i won't waste any time complaining about my predecessor. [cheers and applause] a winter wonderland doesn't just happen. it takes some doing. some coordinating. and a trip to the one place with the new ideas that help us pull it all together. from the things that hang and shine... ...to the things that sparkle and jingle. all while saving the things that go in our wallet. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. trade in any light string and get up to five bucks off the latest holiday leds. hahahaha! hooohooo, hahaha! this is awesome! folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. i'd say happier than a slinky on an escalator. get happ
york city and long island follow new jersey's footsteps. gas rationing is on the way. >> this is just beyond terrible. it's awful. i'm done. >> shepard: no power. no gas. no heat. and now up to a foot of snow in some places where sandy hit just last week. >> it's insane, okay? i have been 10 days now and now i'm shoveling snow. >> shepard: tonight, the nor'easter pushes a battered region to the brink. plus, nearly two years after the tragic shooting spree in tucson, arizona. [sirens] >> shepard: sentencing day for jared loughner. >> i will never forget seeing one of my dearest colleagues die at my side. a young man i worked closely with every single day. >> shepard: former congresswoman gabriel giffords among those in court to face the man who shot her in the head. tonight, a convicted killer learns his fate. >> and newly released video of a murder suspect attempt to steal a plane. but, first from fox this thursday night. iranian military confrontation in the skies above the persian gulf. the pentagon this afternoon confirms that an iranian warplane last week shot at but did not destr
. that was former new york city mayor rudy giuliani hitting the campaign trail for governor romney in ohio today. he joins us from cincinnati. nice to see you, mr. mayor. >> nice to see you, greta, how are you? >> very well. before we get to your statements just a second ago and looks like you are not taking any prisoners on that. you were at a rally tonight for the governor. i'm curious who else was there and how many people. did you you get a look at the crowd? >> 30 to 35,000. there for three, three and a half hours in kind of cold weather. didn't bother them at all. just about every republican you can think of was here. john mccain. john kasich the governor, senator portman, senator graham. republicans from all over the country. they are all going to leave here and fan out over the country in support of mitt romney. i will be in wisconsin tomorrow. florida the next day. maybe pennsylvania. they are going to probably decide that as we move along. but the idea was all of the supporters here tonight supporting mitt romney and paul ryan and starting tomorrow morning they will all be in the different
. david lee. >> reporter: you know, megyn of all five boroughs that comprise new york city staten island arguably the hardest hit. earlier you said a picture is worth a thousand words. take a look at this. this must be worth a million words. this boat like so many others here carried by the force of the water more than one hundred yards. joining me right now is the owner of a restaurant, the marina cafe, he lives in the community. joey delessio. to what extent have you received help from authorities. >> i'd say to this point zero percent. >> what is the problem. >> first thing we need is the streets opened up so there is passageways for emergency vehicles, police vehicles, god forbid a fire, somebody gets sick, dies, whatever the case maybe. we need the access to get in and out of the streets. number two we need a police presence down here. restaurants, homes and boats are being looted left and right down here. and we need electricity. i understand there are more important neighborhoods where they are trying to save lives. i think that should be on a priority list also. people may eventu
to arrive in new york city. we are also finding out that fema nay not have been as prepared as it could have been. >> the hearing is set today for accused movie massacre gunman james homes. holmes reportedly tried to kill himself several times in jail. the denver post says he hurt himself by slamming his head into the wall. they asked for a hearing delay. it is now planned for december. >>> the president of the pharmacy linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak pleads the 5th on capitol hill. >> on advice of council i respectfully decline to answer on the basis of my constitutional rights and privileges. i respect lifl decline to answer on advice of council. >> that's barry cadden refusing to answer during a hearing. we can expect befotoday. tainted shots spread meningitis at the sxointder. >> they are on their way to a safety conference. wc young, john hilton and david williams had just taken off tuesday night when the plane sputtered and crashed into a home in jackson mississippi. the owner of the plane was supposed to go with him but at the last minute went hunting instead. >> it's a horri
time segment tonight. d man is present here in new york city witnessing the carnage from new york city firsthand here he is. you flew in just to lend us moral support mere from santa barbara, california. no hurricane sandy out there. you guys, you know you are going to fall into the ocean earthquake. that's just a matter. >> eventually, sure. yeah. >> bill: so what are your impressions of the storm? >> first off, you know. the power went out and if i had been any more in the dark i would have been joe biden. [ laughter ] there you go. babombum. >> a couple of things about this storm that i have noticed. when bloomberg comes out and says stay away from here. i have got problems. i hope people this is what should have said with katrina. they have used the ploy and bush. hey i was told not to come in there that they didn't need the gridlock. this proves it. if you think. >> bill: let me set it up, that bloomberg told president obama and dennis miller not to come to new york. miller defied him but the president did not because the president is doing lump lomb lombado. >> in a heavily popul
much misery out there. jenna: i'm glad you're with us. i'm jenna lee. new york city first. more than 30 storm-related deaths happened here. the city restoring limited mass transit service today. major tunnels remain impasseable. you see in the top left corner of your screen is a tunnel there. gridlock is growing problem in the city when it comes to traffic, simply getting around. in new jersey, dwindling fuel is up price are triggering long lines there. some people without power in their homes wait for hours to put gas in their car. in northeast ohio utilities are working to restore electricity to 1000, 100,000 i should say. in north carolina a much different picture. sandy triggering a freak snowstorm. folks are digging out right now. just across the hudson river, in hoboken that is the picture on the screen. the national guard is hard at work in a city of 50,000 people. 90% of the homes have no electricity. the mayor says the city is simply running low on food, water and food. molly line is there with more for us now. molly? >> reporter: absolutely. it is a tough road here in hoboken.
snow now across all areas of long island and in towards new york city. if there is any good part of this, it's that it is not horribly cold and so the snow is not going to stick for very long down across at least on the road. so that's part of the good news. take a look at -- put this forward in time where around 8:00 or 9:00 p.m. tonight. by around :00 p.m., the snow stops around new jersey and across parts of connecticut. by tomorrow morning it's mostly gone. the wind even begins to ease, which will be certainly a welcome break. because that's been the big concern, the wind causing more power outages. take a look right here, we continue to see all of the snow that will fall here. some areas may be seeing about six inches. i think parts of connecticut, western new jersey. that wind, shepard, continues to be a big concern out across nantucket. we have been seeing winds gusting up towards the mid 60's here at jfk right into the mid 30's. >> shepard: for the hurting a.m. and homeless across the region there is a break from the cold coming. >> eventually. you have got to know we wil
in the northeast, as well. 46 right now in new york city and 56 in cleveland. there was a big talk about a possible nor'easter coming up this week across portions of the northeast. that would have been a big issue but take a look at travel forecast as we head into mid-week, a big travel time of the year, we're expecting nice weather along the eastern half of the country, worldwide sunshine, it looks good as we head through the mid-week. westbound more stormy weather if northern parts of the california and in oregon and washington. >> gregg: in new york for the thanksgiving day parade, looks like a really nice day on thursday. thanks very much. >> heather: what is your favorite part of the parade. >> gregg: i like it all. they are so great. different characters. it will be coming down sixth avenue. >> heather: we can go outside and watch it. >> new questions about business of selling marijuana. entrepreneurs are finding not everyone is on board. >> gregg: and christmas in egypt. a christians in egypt have a new leader. we have a video of the elaborate ceremony. >> heather: and weeks after super stor
in staten island out of the nearly 40 in new york city five boroughs. i can also tell you that police are stressing these numbers could still be on the rise in flood waters under debris as well. it changes as the medical examiner determines some of the deaths were not relate to do hurricane sandy. back to you. >> anna kooiman in staten island. their hands slipped from the mother's grasp. >> she tried to hold on to them as long as she could. >> the top five stories making news at this hour. military trucks will become polling centers in parts of new jersey. they will be parked on regular polling places that lost power. voters will get paper ballots to pull out. they are extending the deadlines for mail in ballots until today. the deadline was tuesday. >> let the whole world watch. that's what lawyers for the five alleged 9-11 conspirators want. they asked leon pineda to offer national television broadcast. this comes less than two weeks after they made the same request to an army judge. prosecutors arguing tv's broadcasts are for gibidden dur a war trial. >> firefighters in kentucky st
on his head. >> gretchen: 5:00 p.m. east coast time the mayor of new york city says by the way, let's not have that new york city marathon and have all these runners run around people who don't have power,s who houses are in smither reasons, whose case in some cases with missing or killed. let's not have race anymore. such outrage when the mayor said we are going to go ahead wanted ahead with this. they had two humongous generators power the tents at central park for the people to come and party for the marathon and yet, hundreds and -- thousands of people don't have power here in new york city. >> brian: how about people in hotels living there don't have anywhere else to live being kicked out somebody wants to run 2.6 miles from bolivia. >> steve: from bolivia to owe oblivious to it all. the mayor said said it's on. rude ran the race after september 11th. of course that was a month and a half later. this is the same week that the biggest storm that has ever hit new york city hit new york city. here are people reacting to the mayor caving on the marathon. >> people need water. and i
900,000 of them are living in new jersey. more than 169,000 are in the dark in new york city. nearly 146,000 are waiting for power on long island new york. as the controversy mountsd over slow moving recovery efforts after super storm sandy, we are learning that janet napolitano is scheduled to travel new york city hard hit staten island tomorrow. she will meet with local and state officials and get a firsthand look at the response that is happening there. president obama will make his first visit to the area on thursday. white house says he will meet with storm victims and first responders. >> gregg: in other news with the election now behind us, thankfully, so many people, washington is getting ready to tackle the fiscal cliff, an economic mandate that could throw the economy into a tail spin unless democrats and republicans stop it all. house speaker john boehner wants a deal on spending cuts. president obama says that is not enough. >> if we're serious about reducing the deficit we have to combine cuts with revenue. >> joining us is jonathan strong. even if tax rates went up on t
of people in new york city area this morning are walking up absolutely frozen, it was very, error chilly. >> frozen in a lot of places. >> gretchen: the libya story that fox has aggressively covered. katherine harris one of our reporters breaking the story . it looks as if the month before the september 11th attack on the consulate in benghazi there was an alert that was sent out and foreshadowing and warning to the state department saying two things. al-qaida training camps that were happening in libya and in benghazi and the consulate could not defend any kind of coordinated attack. is this the smoking agun that people were looking for that this government knew the situation a month before it happened? here is katherine. >> the status of the cable i really believe having red - read it, it is a smoking gun. an emergency meeting less than a month before the attack. people are told there are 10 islamic militias in benghazi . the consulate needs extra help. and this information goes to the directly to the office of secretary of state hillary clinton. >> steve: goes directly to hillary clin
fox at 3:00 in new york city, a tough day on capitol hill as lawmakers try to get answers about the terror attack that killed a u.s. ambassador and three other americans in libya. actor head of the cia, michael morel, james clapper and matthew olson among those facing questions. members of the house foreign affairs committee are asking whether officials ignored warnings and request for extra security and whether intelligence con flicked it with the -- conflicted with what the obama officials were saying in the aftermath of the attack. >> i am appalled the administration could not anticipate escalating violence , and then failed to step up security measures to protect our diplomats. furthermore we have seen blunder after bluppedder as the administration avoids responsibility and accountability. the delay tactics are unacceptable. now that we made it past the convenient distraction of an election, i expect to hear some real answers. it is time to fess up. >> democrats warned against jumping to conclusions before knowing all of the facts. some suggest republicans are playing politi
and the weather is getting worse and they are hungry and waiting for rescue. the new york city marathon is ready to begin, as it always does in staten island. look at picture of the "new york post" abuse of power. what you see are two huge generators for power from the marathon. they have heated tents using to get ready for the marathon. the big question on the paper is this abuse of power, massive generators while new york city suffers? something to think about. mayor bloomberg is expected to speak at 1230. yesterday he thought the marathon was a good idea. a lot of people are thinking perhaps that is rethought. perhaps that is what he will say at 12:30. bill: these are big decisions. the auto industry front and center, you know that. governor romney preparing to hit the battleground state of ohio. both campaigns going full throttle in the final stretch, crisscrossing a number of key swing states. sometimes landing at airport when the other guy is taking off. john roberts is live in ohio where the governor will attend a ral later this afternoon. little me more about romney's message in the fina
candidates. pretty equally. >> the excuse is the writers live in los angeles and new york city. they are part of those communities. they are the two most liberal cities in the united states. >> when clinton it was president it was about monica lewinsky. >> but except mitt romney is not president. it happened four years before romney was running. >> take a random example, joe biden is good source but he doesn't get the attention that ford or reagan. >> would you say biden was biggest targets. >> among democrats. >> jon: do people take these impressions of the late night comedians they make? >> i think they must, why would president obama spend so much time on those shows. >> he spent more time talking to jay leno than he has talking to the press. >> romney has done no national press two weeks before the election. >> except us weekly and rolling stone. >> if he knew he would get coverage he would do it, too. >> where is romney. >> obama is all over the place. >> the president hasn't had a press conference or press corps at the white house in months. president of the united states is not answeri
, two days ago they promised to send the generators from the canceled new york city marathon to areas destroyed by sandy. >> and be clear that all of the assets that this marathon currently has, generators, other equipment, good, water, will be redeployed to people who need it. >> steve: oh, really? this morning's new york post reporting that some of the generators sat idle all day yesterday on saturday. in a rental company parking lot out in new jersey, not helping anybody. on top of that, ten heaters were hooked up in a medical tent for the marathon, even though, they were never used and nobody was there. >> sponsors evidently pressured them to cancel the marathon, believe it or not and you have something else. >> steve: apparently the police and firefighters were not going to work it, that's why they canceled it. >> brian: a former top aide to hillary clinton throwing her support to mitt romney? she was a state director for clinton when clinton was a senator and says, quote, governor romney has a plan to restore the prosperity the country deserves and respects and work with people
.s. ambassador to the united nations. >> heather: lights are coming on for some in new york city while others are learning it could be weeks before their power is restored. mayor mike bloomberg on the latest recovery efforts and help cannot come soon enough for those living in hard hit areas of staten island. david lee miller is standing by with the very latest. >> reporter: let's start with conflicting information. there are reports at this hour that authorities have stopped the free distribution of free gasoline, gasoline from the department of defense that had been delivered to various parts of new york city by using tanker trucks and first responders were eligible to get that gas. i can tell you that here on staten island there is such a tanker truck and gasoline is being distributed to the general public as well as a separate line for first responders. at least here in staten island, free gasoline is available to the general public. authorities say they have at least 36 hour supply of free gasoline on hand. now, additionally, help has arrived here from the red cross, red cross has come u
or heat. hoboken is a city of 50,000. it is right across the hudson river just west of new york city. one of the most densely populated towns in the country. sandy's massive tidal surge flooding that town and trapping folks again with no way out. molly line made her way in. how are things there this morning? molly, hello. >> reporter: bill, like you said there is an incredible amount of devastation here in hoboken. a community that has been put under a tremendous amount of pressure because of all the water. people stuck in apartments and no power. that expectation of no power is likely to go outside seven to 10 days. there is a big sign outside city hall explaining how dire the situation here. the national guard is here with any emergencies and responding to people stuck in various places. the water largely receded around the area. there are still spots where there are six inches, a foot. there are basement apartments underwater. there is now early this morning we're beginning to see some lights come on. we're beginning to see some restaurants open up. for the most part that is not the st
's strife on new york city. intensity, the wind, the rain and the water and the exact moment the power goes out in lower manhattan. that is where anna kooiman is standing by live in battory park. anna? >> good morning to you heather. good morning to everybody at home. trying to dry out the swamped transportation system. they are sending in crews and equipment from the army and the navy to do just that. an elite army watering team was dispatchd from hurricane katrina to do just that. navy ships are being brought in. here's a perfect reason why. we are standing in front of the brooklyn-battery tunnel. it is absolutely full of water. some of the subways already starting service at 6:00 north of 31st street. 5 and a half million people ride the subway every day. the transportation authority says each day it is closed costs $18 million in revenue. 18,000 flights have been grounded around the globe. it will take days before it is back to normal. new york's three major airports are ex penthed to be open with limited flight. both runways at laguardia are slated to open at 7:00 this morning. traffic
in the northeast still living a nightmare. after long lines and a ton of time just sitting, new york city and long island began rationing gasoline. we believe that we'll help mitigate the worst of our problems. >> but some people are not convinced. >> this is horrible. >> in moments, a region struggling to recover from two storms. where so many people are still living without power for heat or hot water. we're watching a controversial move to solve the problem at the pump. [ male announcer ] this is steve. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into the market, he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he can worry about other things, like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now i can be in the scene. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, adva
, there has been very little signs of progress. now survivors in one of new york city's hardest hit areas are taking matters into their own hands. anna kooiman joins us from staten island. you're standing in front of a big pile of trash, it looks like, an anna, which is poem he's belongings. >> tons of trash. it might look like rubble to you and me, but it's the lives of people here. crushed behind me where one of six dumping stations here. we have been watching as the debris has been piling up for nearly two weeks. that nor'easter last week did stall some of the progress. but crews really have been making some headway. volunteer groups have filling the gap. they say the federal government has left behind. we've also seen makeshift donation centers popping up throughout the region. volunteers, they have been going door to door, helping residents and checking up on them. they've been sorting donated goods. they've been delivering supplies and even cleaning up. let's hear from one of the volunteers. >> my neighbors are hurting. how can you stay home and watch tv? >> they've been trying to h
the situation at a bill maher show in new york city. >> you are here for the bill maher show. >> yes, absolutely. >> how happy are you about obama's re-election? >> i am thrilled. unbelievably excited. >> nothing is going wrong this time. >> i would have left the country if he wasn't. >> so you would go to the sudan if romney was elected? >> i don't know. maybe costa rica. >> i guess you better push off, huh? >> you are opening for mar. >> i'm bill maher's opener, yes, i am. >> tough act to follow. >> oh, i go on before him. you get it, right? >> yeah. >> don't you think i got any sense at all? >> you voted for romney and now you are here to see bill maher. >> right. >> are you on drugs right now. >> no. no. >> obama momma. [ laughter ] >> are you expecting? >> oh god, no. >> why are you guys excited about a second term? >> we both are very happy about obama care. >> obama care. >> i'm really excited to see obama carroll out. >> what if they passed obama care premiums went up. >> i got to admit they put it on me that time. >> are you concerned about this massive national debt. >> he
't have power we should mention. we have the city manager of long beach, new york, a big commuter town to the city of manhattan and one particularly hit hard by superstorm sandy. jack, how much of an impact is this snowstorm on top of everything else here you're having to deal with? >> hi, jenna. yeah we took a huge punch from superstorm sandy last week. it knocked out our critical infrastructure, our water, our sewer and power. this week an unprecedented five, six inches of --. jenna: we'll see if we can get jack back. he was mentioning some of the infrastructure problems that the city is going through. i assume he is probably talking to us on his cell phone. sometimes that can be a problem. i was chatting with jack during the break, i said wow of all the fatigue. jack is back with us. jack we lost you mid-sentence there. you were saying saw unprecedented level of five to six inches of snow and infrastructure being affected. pick up from there. where is your community today as far as any state of recovery? >> sure. you know, in superstorm sandy we lost our water, our sewer and power a
and tuesday we will be seeing rain across the new york city area. >> warmed up quite a bit here on the east coast. now that will collide with the next system. >> doesn't seem like that will be a big concern in new york city. the big story will be the colder air behind it and sandy will be without power. >> let's talk about them. pi people who live there from staten island new york to help those recovering from super storm sandy. kindness new yorkers showed them in their time of need. we have more. >>> stal staten island hundreds of homes hit. they are working hard. >> flood waters reached above the windows inside randy's house. several people he didn't even know helped him clean up the debris. >> touching, heartwarming is not near enough a word to describe how you feel when these things are going on. people took time-out of their life to help. >> thank you very much. >> he was also feeling overwhelmed debris every where in the backyard. then this group just showed up and started cleaning. >> among the hundreds of workers and volunteers who come to staten island today and there are hundreds
to douglas kennedy keeping track of all of this in new york city. douglas? >> it has been over a week since hurricane sandy battered the shores but the state is still feeling the effect on election day. in fact, election officials say over 800 polling places were damaged other are still without power and they have instituted emergency measures to allow residents to vote. new jersey governor chris christie, for instance, says anyone who is affected by the storm can vote at any polling place in the state. he says he is ordered to oversee ballots distributed to all polling places that are open. in addition the governor has allowed voting by text message and e-mail. resident whose want to cast their vote electronically have been asked to contact the local town clerk if details and we are just getting word that christie has extended the deadline for electronic voting to friday so a lot of people are going to be able to vote a long time after today is over but some state residents are simply braving the elements in a show of election day patriotism. >> i will vote and go back to my daughters in n
across atlantic city and as we head northbound, new york is going to be dealing cold temperatures, 29 degrees, very chilly out there. many people still without power and shelter. and 30 degrees will be low tonight and storm coming up thursday. >> neil: thank you very much. the power is back in virginia. utility crews in that state is heading north and bob mcdonald is the governor of virginia, donating $50,000 to help in recovery efforts. governor, it's good to have you. thank you. >> today, we're going to have the power back on and we got 1600 people, utility workers going to new jersey and new york to help out. >> neil: you have been relentless helping out and juggling campaign duties. i don't know if you heard rick leventhal talk to chris christie whether the governor was too friendly, too cozy, i'm paraparaphrasing, but on the bottom line he is still a romney guy and still support romney. believes the president was very helpful in dealing with this mess in new jersey. that is the line should be drawn and enough of this debate. what do you think? >> i think when you have natural dis
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